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Overall Personality Development :

Sports play an important role in the overall personality development of children. Various Sports Activities help students remain fit. These activities also enable the students cope up with the day to day stressful situations and assist the obese students in shedding off the undesired pounds of flesh. Students develop a keen sense of Sportsmanship, acquire the technical skills required to play various games and are better cut out to meet situations which do not always guarantee success.

At GDGWS, we aim for perfection not only in Academics but in the field of Sports as well. There is provision for sports activities such that students of all age groups can enjoy, relax and exercise all at the same time. We have the best of coaches from all over the world to teach the students the various rules, skills and techniques required for mastering various games. The students are helped in acquiring the art of beating the opposition with skill and good sportsmanship

Students can take part in any Outdoor Sport of their choice and they have a vast variety to choose from. Athletics, Cricket, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball and Tennis are some of the options that GDGWS offers. With expert coaches for each activity, GDGWS encourages its students to take their Sport seriously and take part in competitions of diverse kinds.

Varied Infrastructure :

Sports

The Sports infrastructure at GDGWS is more than adequate to meet all the above mentioned aims. The School has seven Play Fields where students can engage themselves actively in games like Cricket, Soccer, Hockey and Tennis. A well- maintained 400 meter track provides the opportunity for students to develop their athletic skills. The students are also provided with a multipurpose Indoor Hall with an area of 10,000 sq. ft. and a height of 26 feet. This Hall, with viewing galleries, acts as a venue for both sporting and cultural activities. Popular films are also aired in this place.

Fitness Centre :

The Fitness Centre of GDGWS steals the show. This center houses a hi-tech gymnasium with the latest equipments from Precaur including treadmills, cross trainers, cycles, ab crunchers and weight training equipment. Students can choose from a variety of indoor games as the Fitness Centre also has Squash Courts and rooms for Table Tennis and Billiards. This center also houses a Steam and Sauna as well as a Hair and Skin Salon. The hair and skin care salon is a treat for boarders as they need not step out of campus for personal grooming. On a stressful day they can unwind themselves by making use of the Steam and Sauna facility!!

Outdoor :

All work and no play makes jack a dull boy! This can’t be more true. GDGWS has 7 playing fields so that no student at GDGWS has a chance to become dull! Students can take part in any choice of Outdoor Sport and they have a huge variety to choose from. Athletics, Cricket, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis are some of the options that GDGWS offers. With expert coaches for each activity, GDGWS encourages its students to take their Sport seriously and take part in competitions.

Swimming :

Swimming is given a lot of importance at GDGWS. There are provisions made for all age groups. This Sport is indeed a very popular sporting activity. There is a separate pool for the juniors, some of who take their first dip at GDGWS. The school also boasts of a half-Olympic sized indoor swimming pool for the senior swimmers. The water is chlorine free and treated with ozone technology. The expert coaches are recruited keeping in mind they will be required to tackle beginners, regular swimmers as well as train students to take part in various competitions. GDGWS students have won many laurels in Swimming Championships at the inter-school as well as national levels.

Golf :

GDGWS also has a sprawling 17 acre, 5 hole golf course. Students from Grades 5-12 can choose golf as their choice of Sport. The peaceful environment and vast area are both conducive to the learning of this sport.

Golf Golf

The student just needs to have an inclination for a particular Sport and the rest is taken care of in such a manner that the child finds the activity to be one of pleasure and relaxation.

Squash :

The school has Two Glass Squash Courts with the spectator galleries for those enthusiastic about the Sport.